Extension criterion via two-components of vorticity on strong solutions to the 3 D Navier-Stokes equations

Hideo Kozono, Naoki Yatsu

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We shall show that only two components of vorticity play an essential role to determine possibility of extension of the time interval for the local strong solution to the Navier-Stokes equations. Then we shall apply our extension theorem to regularity criterion on weak solutions due to Serrin and Beirão da Veiga. Chae-Choe proved the same criterion as Beirão da Veiga only by means of the two-components of vorticity. We deal with the critical case which they excluded. Our criterion may be regarded as the generalization of the result of Beal-Kato-Majda from L to B M O.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-68
Number of pages14
JournalMathematische Zeitschrift
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jan
Externally publishedYes


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